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SO Southern Co Dividend

Southern's latest quarterly dividend of $0.66 per share was on Aug 13, 2021 (ex-date). The annualized dividend distribution of $2.6 per share represents a current dividend yield of 4.12%.

SO next dividend date: Not announced

SO
DPS
$2.6
Dividend yield
4.12%
Payout ratio
87.5%
Utilities sector
Dividend yield
3.21%
Payout ratio
70.7%

Dividend yield

SO has a dividend yield of 4.12% which is above the Utilities sector, the industry and its peers average.

Dividend history

Southern has a history of paying dividends since 1994. Our records of SO show that the company has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has increased by 3.2% since twelve months ago. But with the price of the stock up by 8% from a year ago, the dividend yield has a decrease of 4.6%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Jul 19, 2021 Aug 13, 2021 Sep 7, 2021 $0.66 normal
Apr 19, 2021 May 14, 2021 Jun 7, 2021 $0.66 normal
Jan 15, 2021 Feb 12, 2021 Mar 8, 2021 $0.64 normal
Oct 19, 2020 Nov 13, 2020 Dec 7, 2020 $0.64 normal
Jul 20, 2020 Aug 14, 2020 Sep 8, 2020 $0.64 normal
Apr 20, 2020 May 15, 2020 Jun 8, 2020 $0.64 normal
Jan 17, 2020 Feb 14, 2020 Mar 6, 2020 $0.62 normal
Oct 21, 2019 Nov 15, 2019 Dec 6, 2019 $0.62 normal
Jul 15, 2019 Aug 16, 2019 Sep 6, 2019 $0.62 normal
Apr 15, 2019 May 17, 2019 Jun 6, 2019 $0.62 normal
Jan 17, 2019 Feb 15, 2019 Mar 6, 2019 $0.6 normal
Oct 15, 2018 Nov 16, 2018 Dec 6, 2018 $0.6 normal
Jul 16, 2018 Aug 17, 2018 Sep 6, 2018 $0.6 normal
Apr 16, 2018 May 18, 2018 Jun 6, 2018 $0.6 normal
Jan 19, 2018 Feb 16, 2018 Mar 6, 2018 $0.58 normal
Oct 16, 2017 Nov 17, 2017 Dec 6, 2017 $0.58 normal
Jul 17, 2017 Aug 17, 2017 Sep 6, 2017 $0.58 normal
Apr 17, 2017 May 11, 2017 Jun 6, 2017 $0.58 normal
Jan 13, 2017 Feb 16, 2017 Mar 6, 2017 $0.56 normal
Oct 17, 2016 Nov 17, 2016 Dec 6, 2016 $0.56 normal
Jul 18, 2016 Aug 11, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $0.56 normal
Apr 18, 2016 May 12, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 $0.56 normal
Jan 14, 2016 Feb 11, 2016 Mar 7, 2016 $0.543 normal
Oct 19, 2015 Nov 12, 2015 Dec 4, 2015 $0.543 normal
Jul 20, 2015 Aug 13, 2015 Sep 5, 2015 $0.543 normal

Dividend payouts

Payout ratio

SO has a payout ratio of 87.5% which is higher than the Utilities sector, the industry and its peers average.

Total amount of dividends paid per year (from cash flow)